marinheiro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese marỹeiro, corresponding to marinho +‎ -eiro. Compare Spanish marinero, Catalan mariner, Italian marinaio, French marinier. Cf. also Vulgar Latin marīnārius.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ma.ɾĩˈɲe(j).ɾu/ [ma.ɾĩˈj̃e(ɪ̯).ɾu]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ma.ɾiˈɲe(j).ɾo/ [ma.ɾiˈɲe(ɪ̯).ɾo]
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /mɐ.ɾiˈɲɐj.ɾu/
    • (Central Portugal) IPA(key): /mɐ.ɾiˈɲej.ɾu/
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /mɐ.ɾiˈɲe.ɾu/

  • Hyphenation: ma‧ri‧nhei‧ro

Noun[edit]

marinheiro m (plural marinheiros, feminine marinheira, feminine plural marinheiras)

  1. sailor, seaman

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Tetum: mariñeiru

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